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Property investment – how do you avoid the scams?

By brettalegrewood

Property Investment – and how to avoid fraud Property investment oppotunities you’re considering, whatever they may be, require investment research to check out who you’re dealing with. There are a lot of scammers out there, and when it is as hot as it has been to invest in property in the UK, the sharks come circling. They don’t care that […]

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Pull off your own perfect property scam in just 11 steps

By brettalegrewood

The perfect scam 1. Choose a good business model and abuse it… The key criteria is that I would base it on a good business model. This seems to be the key to the best scams. They take something that everyone knows works and abuse the process. Property investment companies Fresh Start, Dylan Harvey, EcoHouse […]

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Property fraud: 12 warning signs it’s a scam – part 2

By brettalegrewood

PROPERTY FRAUD #7: The One-Close Sale I hate pushy salespeople and companies. The promises are heavy and the delivery is light. They concentrate on short-term gain instead of the value of long-term relationships. There is no follow through, no commitment, and no care for the customer (saved for getting their hands on the commission from […]

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Property fraud: 12 warning signs it’s a scam – part 1

By brettalegrewood

If you’ve been following these property fraud blogs by now you’ve probably already noticed some common and regular themes of property investment scams. Property scams are huge business. In fact, in 2011, in America property scams were the third largest type of scam reported to American Consumer Credit Counselling (ACCC), causing more than $10 billion […]

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